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Confederate (CSV)


James Jackson

(1837 - 1907)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old factory operative in Graniteville, Edgeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His arm was amputated, he was furloughed on 24 September, and he was discharged for disability in January 1863. He was surrendered and paroled 21 May 1865 in Augusta, GA.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was a night watchman at the cotton mill in Gregg, Edgefield County, SC.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870, 1880, and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Elizabeth Shealy (1844-1912) and they had 3 children.


01/22/1837 in SC


03/31/1907; in SC; burial in Graniteville Cemetery, Graniteville, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 544  [AotW citation 24545]